Lolo Street

Lolo Street was named for Jean Baptiste Lolo. He was of Iroquois and French heritage. He came west with the HBC fur traders. Jean was a linguist and served as an interpreter. The HBC first Trading Post was on the reserve and relocated to North Kamloops. When the...

Gellrich Avenue

Gellrich Avenue was named for Alfred Richard Gellrich who was born in 1896 in Germany.  He immigrated from Hamburg with his wife, Marta and son Ginter to Winnipeg and gave his occupation as “landarbeiter” (Farm hand or agricultural worker).  Gellrich was subdivided...

Centennial Drive

Centennial Drive was was named for The Canadian Centennial was a yearlong celebration held in 1967, when Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. Celebrations occurred throughout the year but culminated on Dominion Day, July 1, 1967.  One...

Brunner Street

Brunner Place was named for Joe Brunner who came to Canada in 1928 from Austria.  He came to Brocklehurst in 1943 and was well known for his outspokenness and involvement in the community.  He was a lifetime member of the Community Hall Association, twice ran for...